Helma Knorscheidt

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Helma Knorscheidt
File:Teuscher Helma.jpg
Personal information
Nationality  East Germany
Born (1956-12-31) December 31, 1956 (age 62)
Nauendorf, Saxony-Anhalt, East Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb)
Country  East Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Club SC Chemie Halle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 21.19 m (1984)

Helma Knorscheidt (born 31 December 1956 in Nauendorf, Saxony-Anhalt) is an East German shot putter.

She competed for the sports club SC Chemie Halle during her active career.

As a veteran Helma Knorscheidt (now married Teuscher) is active as well. She took part at several World Masters Athletics Championships and European Veterans Athletics Championships. She was most successful by winning the shot put competition age group W50 at World Championships 2007 in Riccione (Italy) (14,40 m using 3 kg shot)[1] and gaining the world record in same age group at European Championship 2008 in Ljubljana (result 14,94 m)[2](excelled in 2009 by Alexandra Marghieva)[3]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  East Germany
1977 Universiade Sofia, Bulgaria 3rd [4]
1979 Universiade Mexico City, Mexico 2nd [4]
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 3rd [5]
Universiade Bucharest, Romania 1st [4]
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 6th 20.21 m
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd [5]
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 20.70 m